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Ernst Cassirer : the last philosopher of culture

Author: Edward Skidelsky
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the German-Jewish philosopher Ernst Cassirer (1874-1945), a leading figure on the Weimar intellectual scene and one of the last and finest representatives of the liberal-idealist tradition. It traces the development of Cassirer's thought in its historical and intellectual setting.
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Named Person: Ernst Cassirer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Skidelsky
ISBN: 9780691131344 0691131341
OCLC Number: 475496750
Notes: Prologue: the alienation of reason. The Marburg school. The new logic. Between irony and tragedy. The philosophy of symbolic forms. Logical positivism. The philosophy of life. Heidegger. Politics
Description: viii, 288 s
Contents: Prologue: the alienation of reason --
The Marburg school --
The new logic --
Between irony and tragedy --
The philosophy of symbolic forms --
Logical positivism --
The philosophy of life --
Heidegger --
Politics.
Responsibility: Edward Skidelsky

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